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Vanasse | Metis, Algonquin | Surname Anchor Post

Index:  Indigenous, Metis & Mixed-Heritage Surname Anchor Posts

Each of these posts is dedicated to one surname that is carried by someone connected to indigenous, Metis or mixed-heritage people in Canada.  Please be aware that it’s a synthesis of the information I’ve collected in my personal research throughout the years and is by no means complete!


  • Surname lists: Surname Anchor Posts
  • Regions:  Alberta, Ontario, Quebec
  • Ethnicity:  Metis, Algonquin
  • Associated surnames:  Base / Baze, Belcourt / Bellecourt, Bellefeuille, Blondin, Calder, Cardinal, Cawanabe / Minens, Chausse, Connors, Danis / Dany Vertefeuille, Dumont, Dupont, Duval, Flansbury, Hamelin, Henri dit Pied-Blanc, Lacroix, Leclaire / Leclerc, L’Hirondelle, Loyer, McFadden, Miquelon, Monette, Morin, Owen, Parisien, Populus / Popolis, Robillard, Rousselle, Simon, Tennisco / Tenesco, Vertefeuille,
  • Misc.: –  1. Vanasse is frequently spelled Anas or Annasse and sometimes Venasse. 2. Eustache / Augustin Vanasse / Beauvais and Angelique Veronique Lacroix were an early Algonquin couple in Maniwaki region  [Source: Jean-Guy Paquin].



Renfrew North  |  Mattawa (1881) newly indexed


Pontiac | Temiskaming Indian Reserve  (1921)

Wright | Maniwaki  (1901)

Wright | Maniwaki I.R. (1911)


ANAH   [CDN Marriage Extracts] [AB]

BAST [CDN Marriage Extracts] [Western Canada Metis Scrip]

BLAN   [CDN Marriage Extracts] [QC]

BRAS [CDN Marriage Extracts] [QC]

CARI [CDN Marriage Extracts]

D  …. [CDN Marriage Extracts] [QC]

DOKIS [CDN Marriage Extracts] [QC-Western Canada Metis Scrip]

F  …. [CDN Marriage Extracts] [QC]

H  …   [CDN Marriage Extracts] [QC-Western Canada Metis Scrip]

L  …   [CDN Marriage Extracts]

LAUG   [CDN Marriage Extracts] [ON]

LESO [CDN Marriage Extracts] [AB]

MCCU [CDN Marriage Extracts] [Western Canada Metis Scrip]

MICE [CDN Marriage Extracts] [QC]

MOBE [CDN Marriage Extracts [QC]

ROBE [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [AB-QC-Western Canada Metis Scrip]

T … [CDN Marriage Extracts] [ON]

V  …  [CDN Marriage Extracts] [ON-QC-Western Canada Metis Scrip]


Main Index: Canadian Census Extracts by Region & by Nation

Index: Canadian Marriage Extracts in Alphabetical Order

Index: First Nations and Metis Surname Lists


French Canadian Pioneers: The Vanasses of Quebec

November 13, 2021 - Posted by | . | , ,

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